Company ‘Waterbombs’ Clouds to Prevent Rainfall in São Paulo During Carnival

During Carnaval in São Paulo, a company works to relocate the rains to other regions away from the city, such as the Cantareira reservoir system in the interior of the state.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A radar captures water-laden clouds, with the potential for rain, moving towards São Paulo. Before that, the clouds receive the droplets and are able to drain before reaching the city. An expert says the operation "will achieve some adjustments, but will not succeed in providing the Carnival of dreams".

"The plan is to make it rain in the right place, like the Cantareira reservoir, for instance, and free the revelers to enjoy the Carnival more fully", said the vice-president of Sustainability and Supplies at Cervejaria Ambev, Rodrigo Figueiredo, in an interview with the . . .

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